Zope Products newbie question.

mir nazim mir4uu at yahoo.com
Fri Jul 23 11:08:38 CEST 2004


Istvan Albert <ialbert at mailblocks.com> wrote in message > Here is what I do, your mileage may vary.
> 
> I develop "standard" python classes for all the functionality
> that has nothing to do with the display (business logic).
> I develop, test and re-use these classes without Zope.
>
> I deploy these classes in the module path of the python that
> runs zope and I make them available in Zope (needs a few lines).
> 
> These classes can be now stored in sessions, used in python scripts etc.
> Everything is managed by python scripts. These create and
> prepare the classes then call Zope page templates and pass down these
> objects as parameters of the templates. This way is clear from
> the arguments what any given page can and cannot display.
> 
> It is a very clean architecture that repeatedly surprises me  by
> its long term maintainability.
> 
> I have puttered around for very long with dtml, external methods and
> ZClasses, these features are great for "hooking" PHP or JSP minded people
> (in fact this is how I got interested originally) but I would never touch
> them anymore.
> 
Seems cool. Please eleborate it a bit. possibly with some examples.
Thanks.



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